Superintendent Search Update

The Dekalb Schools is scheduled to have a new Superintendent by the summer of 2015.  Search firms had until September 16, 2014 to reply to an RFP for a Superintendent Search Firm. Over the next few weeks, the administration will review and rate the various search firms that responded. At the next board meeting, the school board will select the search firm from a list of finalists put together by the administration. Here are the highlights from this Search Process Timeline 2014 – 2015
November – December 2014

  • Seek input on superintendent position from community, students, and employee stakeholders
  • Publish and distribute information about the superintendent position (i.e. qualifications, characteristics, expectations)

January – February 2015

  • Accept applications through search firm
  • Complete initial screening through search firm

March – April 2015

  • Select semi-finalists/interview semi-finalists
  • Select finalist/complete finalist interviews

May – June 2015

  • Ratify employment contract
  • Conduct meet/greet events and team building activities

Related Documents and Information
Superintendent Search
Search Process Timeline for 2014-2015
#TBT – Superintendent Search – Homage to our previous Superintendents and the searches that brought them to us.

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